Friday, August 05, 2011

0066. Jamaica - Lover's Leap Lighthouse

Lover's Leap Lighthouse is the highest lighthouse in the Western Jamaica.  The Lighthouse is built after Jamaica became independent in 1962.  It is developed into a Tourist attraction, with observation deck near the Lighthouse.  The Lighthouse is located South of Mandeville at the top of a spectacular vertical cliff.

Jamaica Post  commemorated  the  Lover's Leap Lighthouse by the release of 60 Jamaican Dollar stamp on 4-Jul-2011.

Built in an unknown year, the Lover's Leap Lighthouse:
  • Tower is ROUND CYLINDRICAL steel
  • Tower is painted RED and WHITE HORIZONTAL bands
  • Tower has OCTAGONAL gallery
  • Lantern is painted WHITE
  • Gallery is painted RED
  • Height is 30 meters
  • Colour scheme of the LIGHT is WHITE
  • LIGHT character is a FLASH every 10 seconds

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